mornings are hectic.

Mornings are hectic. I get it. Over 20 years of working with busy ladies with all sorts of demands (work, chores, kiddos, self-care), I’ve discovered that establishing a solid and simple #mindful morning routine is KEY in creating a solid wellness foundation. My 4 simple steps to an easy morning routine is the FIRST thingContinue reading “mornings are hectic.”

what’s the best #supplements for #weightloss?

As THE Honolulu Personal Trainer was asked this the other day: “What’s the best supplements for weight loss?” And it triggered my UH Manoa college years; memories of practically ODing on #ephedra; Proud of being dizzy from hunger and too much #dietfuel Confident that my stomach growls and burps of herbal disgustingness were experienced asContinue reading “what’s the best #supplements for #weightloss?”

reliable results are never rapid

Reliable results are NEVER Rapid. Don’t fall for the hype of #rapidresultsmax promising a weight loss of up to 17lbs in 4 weeks. Wanna guess what huge #dietindustry giant has put this stake in their ground?* The first one to guess correctly below in the comments will be emailed a special gift! Look, this *same”Continue reading “reliable results are never rapid”

sneak ways to make #exercise a #habit

Sneaky ways to make #exercise a #habit  We all want to do it – exercise and eat right. And we have the BEST intentions, but before we know it, we fall into too many #Netflix binges; we hit #snooze one too many times and it’s months before we begin the exercise contemplation process again –Continue reading “sneak ways to make #exercise a #habit”

a little goes a long way

How do you start your day? If it’s like me when the alarm goes off, I jump out of the bed with BUSY on my mind to tackle my day. THIS is SO common for most of the private clients that I work with too. My one on one clients tell me, “Lee-Ann… “It’s beenContinue reading “a little goes a long way”

“for how hard I work, I should look different”

I used to say this to myself all of the time. Heck, I’ve even had a few strangers tell me the same (rude, I know). HAVE YOU EVER SAID THIS TO YOURSELF? As your #honolulupersonaltrainer, I really help my ladies achieve MORE by doing way LESS. Because SOMETIMES, doing more is the #major reason youContinue reading ““for how hard I work, I should look different””

do i allow my ladies #cheatmeals?

As a #honolulupersonaltrainer, I am often asked my opinion on “cheat meals” and if I allow my clients to have them.  I don’t allow or deny my clients anything. I work alongside them to create the best #musclesandmoderation plan for them. I do not believe in “cheat meals” because they perpetuate the “forbidden” food thinkingContinue reading “do i allow my ladies #cheatmeals?”

how the heck do i #macro track #booze

I have several clients in my tribe who enjoy macro tracking. They have healthy and balanced food relationships so tracking macros for body change or to get ready for an athletic event is just another tool e use together to ensure their success. And the question I get ALL THE TIME is about how toContinue reading “how the heck do i #macro track #booze”

do these 2 things for #food and #fitness #succcess

Think about these TWO things to set yourself up for food and fitness success! These TWO things have been the focal point of my entire coaching career as I help hundreds of women stop yo-yo dieting using my #musclesandmoderation approach. #1. Exercise should NOT be used as a punishment and you shouldn’t beat yourself up becauseContinue reading “do these 2 things for #food and #fitness #succcess”

her story resonated with me on a personal level

I opened my phone this morning and found a great text message from a client of mine that’s been struggling with over exercise and food restriction for about 20 years. She recently read THIS post of mine and it made her realize just how far she’s come from days of white knuckling and deprivation to eating mindfullyContinue reading “her story resonated with me on a personal level”